Sickle Cell Archive

SICKLE CELL AND ME

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My name is Tola Dehinde and as someone born with the Sickle Cell genes, (HBSS), I know a great deal about the disease.  I know a lot about being in and out of hospital, and I also know about...

SICKLE CELL AND FOOD

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If there is a question that I get asked a lot, it is about, what should people with Sickle Cell eat, in order to stay strong and healthy and most especially out of hospital? With sickle Cell, it is...

SICKLE CELL AND AVOCADO

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There are some amazing avocado benefits for your health and appearance because they are rich in nutrients.  Avocados are a great source of vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and...

SICKLE CELL AND SARDINES

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  Why should I eat sardines? You’ll be surprised by the answer. Sardines are one of the highest sources of essential omega-3 fatty acids on the planet, and they include many other important trace minerals and vitamins. If you’re currently not consuming sardines very often, but you’ll likely want to...

SICKLE CELL AND CUCUMBER

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  Cucumbers are extremely beneficial for overall health, especially during the summer since they are mostly made of water and important nutrients that are essential for the human body. The flesh of cucumbers is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, and folic...

SICKLE CELL AND LETTUCE

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  Lettuce Nutrition Facts Lettuce contains moisture, energy, protein, fat, carbohydrates, dietary fibre, and sugars. The minerals and vitamins found in lettuce include calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, sodium, zinc along with vitamins like thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin B-6, C, A, E, and vitamin K. Health Benefits Of Lettuce Anti-inflammatory Agent Lettuce possesses anti-inflammatory properties that...

SICKLE CELL AND RAW HONEY

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Raw honey is honey (nectar from flowers) that is pure, unheated, unpasteurized and unprocessed. This is perhaps one of the most important characteristics and health benefits of the final product, as it preserves all the natural vitamins, enzymes, phytonutrients...